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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Incidence Of Dental Trauma Associated With Facial Trauma In Brazil: A 1-year Evaluation.
Author: Da Silva, Alessandro Costa
Passeri, Luis Augusto
Mazzonetto, Renato
De Moraes, Márcio
Moreira, Roger William Fernandes
Abstract: Dental trauma occurs frequently in young people, and mostly occurs in conjunction with facial trauma. In the literature, there are still few reports relating dental trauma, facial trauma, and soft-tissue injuries. This research aimed to evaluate: (i) the overall incidence of dental trauma in 340 patients who presented with facial trauma over a 1-year-period, (ii) the epidemiology of these related diseases, and (iii) the most common dental trauma when a facial trauma was present. Of all facial trauma, 15.29% presented dental trauma, of which luxations and avulsions were the most frequent injuries (40.30% each), occurring mainly on weekends (38.46%) and in October (15.38%), followed by March and June (13.46% each). The sex ratio presented the proportion of 3.3:1 (M:F). Trauma occurred mainly in the second decade (44.23%). These results highlight the high incidence of dental and facial trauma, and suggest the importance of the adoption of appropriate prevention protocols and effective therapeutic methods.
Subject: Accidental Falls
Accidents, Traffic
Age Factors
Aged, 80 And Over
Facial Injuries
Middle Aged
Sex Factors
Soft Tissue Injuries
Time Factors
Tooth Avulsion
Tooth Fractures
Tooth Injuries
Citation: Dental Traumatology : Official Publication Of International Association For Dental Traumatology. v. 20, n. 1, p. 6-11, 2004-Feb.
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-4469.2004.00212.x
Date Issue: 2004
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